The fourth in the Wolf Tower sequence. Free at last, Claidi and Argul are married in a brilliant ceremony, and look forward to their life together. But, nagged by her past, Claidi decides they must return to her birthplace, the House, and rescue her fellow slaves. On arrival they discover that a revolution has taken place, sparked by Claidi's escape. A benign regime is now in charge, headed by the valiant Dengwi. Soon they are all summoned by Ironel Novendot of the Wolf Tower who has some news about the woman who has perhaps manipulated each of them since the day they were born ...Not only Claidi is asking - what is the answer to the riddle of Ustareth?
Tanith Lee is an award-winning, highly-rated fantasy writer here and in the United States. With 17 children's books, 43 adult novels, 8 short story collections and several awards to her name, she also writes for radio and television. Her book LAW OF THE WOLF TOWER was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Book Award.